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3/4 Front Glamour 2012 MINI Roadster

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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

The table below shows all 2012 MINI Roadster specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 2012 MINI Roadster warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

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  • Overview
    MSRP *$24,350$27,350$34,500
    Invoice *$21,915$24,615$31,050
    Engine1.6L I-4 121 HP1.6L I-4 181 HP1.6L I-4 208 HP
    Transmission6-spd man w/OD6-spd man w/OD6-spd man w/OD
    Fuel Economy City27.0 mpg27.0 mpg25.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy35.0 mpg35.0 mpg33.0 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles48/50,00048/50,00048/50,000
  • Powertrain
    Engine1.6L I-4 121 HP1.6L I-4 181 HP1.6L I-4 208 HP
    Transmission6-spd man w/OD6-spd man w/OD6-spd man w/OD
    Alternator120 amp120 amp120 amp
    Battery480 amp with run down protection480 amp with run down protection480 amp with run down protection
    Axle Ratio4.353.713.71
    Recommended Fuel Typepremium unleadedpremium unleadedpremium unleaded
    Fuel Tank13.2 gal.13.2 gal.13.2 gal.
    Exhauststainless steel with chrome tailpipe finishstainless steel with chrome tailpipe finishstainless steel with chrome tailpipe finish
    Drive Typefront-wheelfront-wheelfront-wheel
    Limited Slip DifferentialN/AN/Abrake actuated
    Traction ControlABS & drivelineABS & drivelineABS & driveline
  • Steering and Suspension
    Electronic Stabilityelectronic stabilityelectronic stabilitystability control
    RideN/Afirmfirm
    Front Suspensionstrutstrutstrut
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll bar
    Front Springscoilcoilcoil
    Front Shocksgas-pressurizedgas-pressurizedgas-pressurized
    Rear Suspensionindependent multi-linkindependent multi-linkmulti-link
    Rear Anti-Roll Barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll bar
    Rear Springscoilcoilcoil
    Rear Shocksgas-pressurizedgas-pressurizedgas-pressurized
    Steeringrack & pinionrack & pinionrack & pinion
    Brakes4-wheel disc4-wheel disc4-wheel disc
    Vented Disc Brakesfrontfrontfront
    Wheels16.0 " silver aluminum16.0 " silver aluminum17.0 " silver aluminum
    Front TiresP195/55VR16.0BSW run flat ASP195/55VR16.0BSW run flat ASP205/45WR17.0BSW run flat performance
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity222
    Front Seat Typebucketsportsport
    Front Headrestsadjustableadjustableadjustable
    Front Driver Seat Direction Controls6-way6-way6-way
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls6-way6-way6-way
    Seat Trimleatheretteleatherettecloth
    Floor Trimcarpetcarpetcarpet
    Floor Matscarpet frontcarpet frontcarpet front
    Dashboard Insertmetal-lookmetal-lookpiano black
    Gear Shift Knob Trimleatheretteleatheretteleatherette
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    Convertible Roofmanual with glass rear window, roll-over protectionmanual with glass rear window, roll-over protectionmanual with glass rear window, roll-over protection
    Vanity Mirrorsdual illuminateddual illuminateddual illuminated
    Rearview Mirrorday-nightday-nightday-night
    Glove Boxlockinglockinglocking
    Dome Lightfadefadefade
    Reading Lightsfrontfrontfront
    Floor Consolefullfullfull
    Overhead Consoleminiminimini
    Cup Holderfrontfrontfront
    Dashboard Storagedashboard storagedashboard storagedashboard storage
    Seatback Storage222
    Refrigerated Boxgloveboxgloveboxglovebox
    Door Binsdualdualdual
    Cargo Concealed Storagecargo concealed storagecargo concealed storagecargo concealed storage
    Cargo Floor Trimcarpetedcarpetedcarpeted
    Trunk Lid Trimplasticplasticplastic
    Cargo Tie Downscargo tie downscargo tie downscargo tie downs
    Cargo Lightcargo lightcargo lightcargo light
    Front Air Conditioningmanualmanualmanual
    Air Filterair filterair filterair filter
    RadioSiriusXM AM/FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scanSiriusXM AM/FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scanSiriusXM AM/FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan
    Radio Steering Wheel Controlsradio steering wheel controlsradio steering wheel controlsradio steering wheel controls
    CDin-dash mounted singlein-dash mounted singlein-dash mounted single
    MP3 PlayerMP3 decoderMP3 decoderMP3 decoder
    Speakers666
    Radio Theft Deterrentradio theft deterrentradio theft deterrentradio theft deterrent
    Antennafixed diversityfixed diversityfixed diversity
    Cruise Controlwith steering wheel controlswith steering wheel controlswith steering wheel controls
    Door Lockspower with 2 stage unlockpower with 2 stage unlockpower with 2 stage unlock
    Remote Keyless Entrykeyfob (all doors)keyfob (all doors)keyfob (all doors)
    Fuel Filler Door Releasefuel filler door releasefuel filler door releasefuel filler door release
    Power Outlets222
    Driver Foot Restdriver foot restdriver foot restdriver foot rest
    Retained Accessory Powerretained accessory powerretained accessory powerretained accessory power
    Instrument Displayanaloganaloganalog
    Tachometertachometertachometertachometer
    Clockin-dashin-dashin-dash
    Exterior Temperatureexterior temperatureexterior temperatureexterior temperature
    Systems Monitorsystems monitorsystems monitorsystems monitor
    Check Controlredundant digital speedometerredundant digital speedometerredundant digital speedometer
    Trip Computertrip computertrip computertrip computer
    Trip Odometertrip odometertrip odometertrip odometer
    Steering Wheeltelescopic tilt sporttelescopic tilt sporttelescopic tilt sport
    Steering Wheel Materialleatherleatherleather
    Front Windowspowerpowerpower
    1-Touch Opendriver and passengerdriver and passengerdriver and passenger
    Tinted Windowslightlightlight
    Front Windshield Wipersvariable intermittentvariable intermittentvariable intermittent
    Speed Sensitve Wipersspeed sensitive wipersspeed sensitive wipersspeed sensitive wipers
    Rear Defrosterrear defrosterrear defrosterrear defroster
  • Safety
    Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
    Daytime Running Lightsdaytime running lightsdaytime running lightsdaytime running lights
    Center High Mounted Stop Lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop light
    Front Impact Airbagsdriver and passengerdriver and passengerdriver and passenger
    Driver Side Impact Airbagsseat mountedseat mountedseat mounted
    Passenger Side Impact Airbagseat mountedseat mountedseat mounted
    Occupancy Sensoroccupancy sensoroccupancy sensoroccupancy sensor
    Head Protectiondriver and passengerdriver and passengerdriver and passenger
    Side Impact Barsside impact beamsside impact beamsside impact beams
    Seatbelt Pretensionersfrontfrontfront
    Ignition Disableimmobilizerimmobilizerimmobilizer
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count2 doors2 doors2 doors
    Maximum Cargo Volume8.5 cu.ft.8.5 cu.ft.8.5 cu.ft.
    Exterior Length146.8 "147.0 "148.0 "
    Exterior Width66.3 "66.3 "66.3 "
    Exterior Height54.5 "54.7 "54.8 "
    Wheelbase97 "97 "97 "
    Front Tread57 "57 "57 "
    Rear Tread58 "58 "58 "
    Turning Radius17.5 '17.5 '17.5 '
    Gross Vehicle Weight Rating3,241 lbs.3,329 lbs.3,329 lbs.
    Curb Weight2,635 lbs.2,745 lbs.2,767 lbs.
    Front Gross Axle Weight Rating1,786 lbs.1,896 lbs.1,896 lbs.
    Rear Gross Axle Weight Rating1,488 lbs.1,466 lbs.1,488 lbs.
    Payload507 lbs.507 lbs.507 lbs.
    Drag Coefficient.35.37.36
    Front Legroom41.7 "41.7 "41.7 "
    Front Headroom39.6 "39.6 "39.6 "
    Front Shoulder Room50.3 "50.3 "50.3 "
    Interior Cargo Volume8.5 cu.ft.8.5 cu.ft.8.5 cu.ft.
  • Exterior Features
    Rear Spoilerpowerpowerpower
    Bumpersbody-coloredbody-coloredbody-colored
    Rocker Panel ExtensionsN/AN/Arocker panel extensions
    Fender Flaresblackblackblack
    Grille Moldingschromeblack w/chrome surroundblack w/chrome surround
    Paintclearcoat monotoneclearcoat monotoneclearcoat monotone
    Exterior Mirrorsdual power remotedual power remotedual power remote
  • Warranty
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles48/50,00048/50,00048/50,000
    Major Components Months/Miles48/50,00048/50,00048/50,000
    Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles144/unlimited144/unlimited144/unlimited
    Roadside Assistance Months/Miles48/unlimited48/unlimited48/unlimited
    Maintenance Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
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Safety Rating

Below is the 2012 MINI Roadster safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.
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